Present Android 18 uses her powers only for personal gain and fun. She more often than not only cares about monetary gain, and hardly ever gets involved in the Good vs. Future Android 18 is very much evil, taking this trope to a sociopathic extreme. After all, if you can blow up a city with a wave of your hand, you don't need to pay at the clothing store.
Plot[ edit ] Set inthe film is set against the background of a young student, Charlie Logan Lermanwho has been suffering from clinical depression from childhood setbacks and has recently been discharged from a mental health care institution.
Charlie is uneasy about beginning his freshman year of high school ; he is shy and finds difficulty in making friends, but he connects with his English teacher, Mr. When he sits with two seniorsSam Emma Watson and her stepbrother Patrick Ezra Millerat a football game, they invite him to join them to several social activities.
At a party, Charlie unwittingly eats a cannabis browniegets high and discloses to Sam that the year before, his best friend committed suicide.
He also walks in on Patrick and Brad Johnny Simmonsa popular athlete, kissing. Sam realizes that Charlie has no other friends so she and Patrick make a special effort to bring Charlie into their group.
At Christmas, Sam gives Charlie a vintage typewriter to help his aspirations of being a writer. The two discuss relationships, and Charlie reveals he has never been kissed. Sam, though already involved with someone else, tells Charlie she wants his first kiss to be from someone who loves him, and kisses him.
Charlie, in love with Sam, begins to try to find ways to show her how he feels. On the way home the three hear a song with which they are unfamiliar, Sam instructs Patrick to drive through a tunnel so she can stand up in the back of the pickup while the music blasts.
The two enter into a unsatisfactory relationship. Finally, at a party, when Charlie is dared to kiss the most beautiful girl in the room, he chooses Sam, upsetting both her and Mary Elizabeth. Patrick recommends Charlie stay away from the group for a while, and the isolation causes him to sink back into depression.
He experiences flashbacks of his Aunt Helen Melanie Lynskeywho died in a car accident when he was seven years old. When Brad shows up at school with a black eye having been caught by his father having sex with Patrick, he lies, saying that he was jumped and beaten up.
Brad distances himself from Patrick, calling him a " faggot ". Brad's friends begin beating Patrick, but Charlie forcefully intervenes, then blacks out. He recovers to find he has bruised knuckles and Brad's friends are on the floor, incapacitated.
Sam and Patrick express their gratitude to Charlie, and the three become friends again.
Sam is accepted into Penn State, and breaks up with Craig on prom night after learning he has been cheating on her. The night before she departs, she brings Charlie to her room.
They confide in each other and kiss, but when Sam touches Charlie's thigh, he experiences a momentary flashback of his Aunt Helen, which he passes off as nothing, and they continue to kiss. After she leaves for college, though, his emotional state deteriorates and his flashbacks worsen.
He calls his sister blaming himself for Helen's death, and admits he may have wished it upon her. His sister realizes he is in trouble and calls the police.
Charlie passes out as they burst through the door and wakes up in a hospital, where psychiatrist Dr. Burton Joan Cusack manages to bring out Charlie's repressed memories of his aunt sexually abusing him. Charlie then is later visited by Sam and Patrick. The three revisit the tunnel, where Charlie kisses Sam again and stands up in the back of the truck.
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